Stand with Ranson Against Rockwool!

Rockwool will pollute the air on a scale unseen in Jefferson County Rockwool will be a major source of at least nine different categories of air pollution that deteriorate air quality and harm human health. The plant’s huge industrial furnaces and large-scale use of hazardous chemicals make it far dirtier than traditional manufacturing, and unlike any facility in the region.

Western Loudoun, Clark, and Frederick Counties could easily be on the receiving end of the toxins emitted from this factory.

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Join us for Earth Rise Indivisible – Virginia Chapter Launch

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-rise-indivisible-virginia-chapter-launch-tickets-64139087738?aff=affiliate1 Please join us for the launch of the Virginia Chapter of Earth Rise Indivisible! About this Event Please join us on August 17th as we engage, educate and mobilize to address the climate crisis. Check in will begin at 9:00 am, the program will run from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. A vegetarian bag (More...)

350 Loudoun helped block construction on MVP for an hour.

https://www.wsls.com/news/virginia/roanoke/mountain-valley-pipeline-protester-halt-work-for-an-hour-no-arrests-were-made MONTGOMERY CO., Va. – A total of 40 pipeline protesters walked onto a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site near Elliston, blocking construction at the site just before 10 a.m. Saturday. They prevented MVP work for about an hour. The pipeline fighters chanted and did a song and dance routine. At approximately 10:45 a.m., the (More...)

Civil Disobedience Natural Gas Pipelines Protests

Herring, Stand with Appalachia: No Mountain Valley Pipeline

https://loudounnow.com/2019/05/20/pipeline-protest-comes-to-herrings-hometown/ A fight in Appalachia came to the Leesburg courthouse lawn Saturday as people from southwest and northern Virginia came together calling for action on two planned fracked gas pipelines through Virginia. The 312-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline and the 600-mile Atlantic Coast pipeline both cut across Virginia’s mountainous west, transporting natural gas extracted through hydraulic (More...)

Letter – Natalie Pien 04-29-2019

Read Original on Loudoun Now Editor: The Mountain Valley Pipeline, MVP, is a huge 42-inch natural gas pipeline under construction in southwest Virginia. It will transport hydraulically fractured (fracked) gas from West Virginia to the Transcontinental (Transco) Pipeline running north-south in central Virginia. Construction requires clear cutting a 125-foot swath through the Appalachian mountains and (More...)

Natural Gas Pipelines

Comments for the State Water Control Board

To help inform comments to the State Water Control Board on ACP and MVP, which are open until May 30th, we’re keeping a collection of useful links here. To put in a comment, go here: http://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewNotice.cfm?gnid=828 Wild Virginia: http://wildvirginia.org/suggestions-comments-response-deq-public-notice-impacts-waterbody-crossings-water-quality-standards/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b462a1fb-8f95-4d3f-9f9c-0765d64844ec Chesapeake Climate Action Network: http://org.salsalabs.com/o/423/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=23056 Mountain Valley Pipeline – A Comprehensive Story Map http://newrivergeographics.com/ (More...)

Natural Gas Pipelines

Letter: S.E. Richardson, Leesburg

http://loudounnow.com/2018/03/28/letter-s-e-richardson-leesburg-2/ Editor: Busy residents of Northern Virginia won’t even notice the construction of the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline striking through the heart of central Virginia, carrying fracked gas from West Virginia through the George Washington National Forest, crossing the Appalachian Trail, the headwaters of the Potomac River and the James River. But what we won’t (More...)

Letter: Natalie Pien, Leesburg

http://loudounnow.com/2018/02/12/letter-natalie-pien-leesburg-10/ Editor:  Mayor Kelly Burk’s State of the Town address included many accomplishments in the town, as well as her appointment to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. I especially appreciated Mayor Burk’s comments on the need for transit, bike and pedestrian trails. Given very limited transportation funds, we need to look at improvements that expand transportation (More...)

Transportation

10 Minute video with the Limperts on the ACP

On November 18th, 2017, 350 Loudoun traveled to Bath County, Virginia, to tour the property of the Limperts, one of the families whose land will be impacted by the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Limperts property is largely wilderness, and old-growth forest. There are many other similar properties along the ACP route that (More...)

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